Ghost Game tells the story of 11 contestants who sign up for a scary reality show which forces them to confront the supernatural and their innermost fears. They're brought to an ancient war... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pachornpol Jantieng ...
Yut (as Pacharapon Jantieng)
Thanyanan Mahapirun ...
Jay (as Tanyanan Mahapiroon)
Phongsak Rattanapong ...
Kemtis (as Pongsak Rattanaphong)
Zeenam Soonthorn ...
(as Zeenam Sunthorn)
Supatsiri Patomnupong ...
Taweesak Pamornpol ...
(as Thaweesak Phamornpon)
Kittilak Chulakrian ...
(as Kittyluck Jullustian)
Panweth Saiyakhlaai ...
(as Parnwet Saiklay)
Natchakamon Korsuwan
Chanetphaka Korsuwan ...
(as Chanedpaka Korsuwan)
Wacharin Jinamulee ...
(as Watcharin Jinamusi)
Chanin Posapiwat
Orarik Jaruwat
Samphors Chea
Lim Tech Mong


Ghost Game tells the story of 11 contestants who sign up for a scary reality show which forces them to confront the supernatural and their innermost fears. They're brought to an ancient war museum in Cambodia, which was used as a Khmer Rouge prison twenty years before. Thousands of innocent people were tortured and killed there during the Cambodian war in the 1970s. Now the museum is abandoned, and no one dares to step inside. The single winner of the show will be rewarded for 5 million Baht ($US 130,000), the highest amount ever offered on a Thai game show. Inspired by the big reward, they accept to risk their lives in the museum, confronting traps set by the show's producers, as well as those of the real ghosts whose spirits haunt the place. Written by Anonymous

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500 Million Baht in Cash, 11 Contestants ... Dare to Play?




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21 April 2006 (Thailand)  »

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$71,896 (Hong Kong) (8 September 2006)

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The film caused a huge controversy when Cambodian officials accused the film of treating the Cambodian genocide as a business opportunity, and dealing with the Khmer Rouge Genocide with insensitivity. The film was banned in Cambodia, and the Thai producers apologized for hurting feelings, but the film was released on schedule anyway. See more »

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A Nutshell Review: Ghost Game
4 September 2006 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

The premise seemed interesting enough - a group of game contestants undertaking the ultimate dare, to rough it out in a prison renowned for its haunting given that it was the location of a massacre. The news film reel style at the beginning, without showing much gore, already set the atmosphere and mood, providing much anticipated scares for our 11 contestants. Again I'm sad to say that this horror flick didn't work for me.

It seemed like a bit of Battle Royale meeting Truman Show mixed with Survivor elements. While Battle Royale had a group of students sent to an island for them to whack the living daylights out of each other, in this one our motley crew had to rely more on psychology to outplay, outwit and outlast each other, as well as the supernatural elements. There's something in common though, in that they had ex-winners re-enter the competition. There're plenty of CCTV cameras and public announcement speakers installed throughout where instructions are yelled through, and images are recorded for public broadcast in the show Ghost Game.

Like Survivor, there were plenty of decisions made in the spirit of that game, together with familiar elements of alliances and mistrust, of second guessing good intentions and making wild conjectures, all in the name of playing the game and emerging the winner for that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Which actually left the scares wanting. Unfortunately we had to fall back on the usual lame quick cuts, sudden camera zooms, and extreme close ups accompanied by loud beats to race heartbeats. It might even leave you wondering about that aged old saying, that only if you're unlucky, could you see spirits wandering around you. Here, sightings aren't consistent if that aged old saying is to be believed, and that could be a bit frustrating. Setting the game to coincide with the anniversary of the massacre seemed like common sense for television ratings,

As a side, the eleven contestants here are actually from a variety show called Academy Fantasia in Thailand, and in similar fashion, they get "voted off" here too. The gem however turned out to be the scene played during the end credits, where the contestants come out to say a few words prior to being sent to the game location. Plenty of cheese as they ham it up in character, and watching it in hindsight, you can't help but to feel a tinge of despair.

P.S. I've read that the filmmakers had to apologize given the premise of the prison seemed to have cut too close to the Cambodian's Toul Sieng prison during the Khmer Rouge regime, with the depiction of genocide, and the loose reference in the movie in the form of a game show.

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